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Port of Philadelphia Recognized as “Main Port of Destination” for Fruit Departing Brazil

[ August 19, 2016   //   ]

The announcement that the Port of Philadelphia is the main port of destination for fruit departing Brazil was one of the best announcements on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, during the IX Workshop of the National Mango Board – NMB in the São Francisco Valley, sponsored by Valexport and the National Mango Board – the organization responsible for the program marketing the United States Department of Agriculture. Manuel Michel, Executive Director of the National Mango Board, announced the good news to an audience primarily by producers, associations, cooperatives and mango exporters in the region. With simultaneous translation (Portuguese / Spanish), Michel also spoke of plans, programs and strategic initiatives that have been developed to promote knowledge and consumption of mango in the American market.


Carlos Cappellano, Marketing Representative (Brazil) – PRPA, accepts the “Main Port of Destination” award on behalf of the Port of Philadelphia/PRPA with. Tassio Lustoza S. Gomez, Valexport.